Despite all of the positive things we were able to accomplish by remaining in Albany for all of last week, staying up north on Thursday and Friday meant I had to miss an event I had been looking forward to attending – the dedication of the Armed Forces Memorial at William Floyd High School.
One of the issues that I began to see hitting a tipping point during the time I was running for the Senate two years ago was the mortgage foreclosure situation. In the time since then, it has shifted from reaching a tipping point to outright crisis. My office receives calls on a daily basis from individuals who are fighting to save their homes. Fortunately, we have been able to help many of these residents.
I wanted to share with you a recent column I wrote for the Huffington Post, a nationally read newsblog, explaining why I am pushing to expel Sen. Hiram Monserrate from the New York State Senate. You can read my post by visiting the Huffington Post website (www.huffingtonpost.com) or simply scrolling down.